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Rediscovering the Vikings Conference Programme BOOKLET.pdf
This is the final programme and conference booklet for 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Engagement' at University College Cork on 25 and 26 November.

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A poster produced by Anne-Kathrin Schoerner for the Conference 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Englagement' at University College Cork, 25-26 November 2016 (Organised by the World-Tree Project). The hnefatafl players are based on an…

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A poster produced by Anne-Kathrin Schoerner for the Conference 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Englagement' at University College Cork, 25-26 November 2016 (Organised by the World-Tree Project). The horse design is based on a drawing…

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A poster produced by Anne-Kathrin Schoerner for the Conference 'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Englagement' at University College Cork, 25-26 November 2016 (Organised by the World-Tree Project). The ship and bird designs are based on…

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Folding 'viking' bike produced by the Viking Cycles company which was based in Derry, and was bought by Manchester-based Avocet Sports. Their logo was once a Viking Ship. Item submitted by Elena Coderoni.

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This narrow lane leading up from the south bank of the River Lee in Cork is one of the only place names in the city with possible Norse roots. The name may come from the ON word keisari (meaning emperor) or more likely from keisa, meaning to bend or…

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History of Cork Art Mural in Grattan Street Carpark, painted by pupils from Cork Educate Together National School (Installation by O’Shea Builders Ltd & PJ Hegarty & Sons Ltd, sponsored by KBC Bank.)

The mural includes a lively section on the…

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This is a handmade cushion received by the contributor Alison Killilea. It is decorated with several images of Norse mythology by Swedish artist John Bauer (1882-1918)

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Children's show at the Cork Puppet Festival 2016 on the theme of Viking Gods. Púca Puppets is based in Dublin.

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We are not sure why this house in Cork is named after the great hall in Asgard ruled by Odin, but we are sure there is an interesting story behind it! It is fairly common for buildings in areas of Norse settlement to be named after figures from Norse…

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Viking 'Warlord' Racing Bike produced by the Viking Cycles company which was based in Derry, and was bought by Manchester-based Avocet Sports. Their logo was once a Viking Ship.

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History of Cork in the Viking Age aimed at primary students.

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An essay about Cork in the Viking Age

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A map of the late Viking-Age settlement in Cork, based on the limited available evidence and the later medieval city.
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